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Horse 2.0: Electric LyteHorse can conquer city, farm, forest and desert

Published on: 07/12/2021

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings allow new, go-anywhere electric stand-up vehicle to operate in even the most difficult environmental conditions An electric version of man’s most dependable and versatile friend, the horse, is now a reality. Canadian company LyteHorse Labs has designed a novel all-terrain electric vehicle, suitable for many applications and environmental conditions. igus bearings […]

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VOTW- The versatility of the PRT slewing ring

Published on: 02/12/2021

Have you ever considered all the applications where things turn? There are thousands!! And to help these applications turn with a smooth motion, customers are using the igus® PRT slewing ring bearing. These bearings are low-cost, maintenance free and require no lubrication! In this weeks’ video of the week, the PRT shows the ease to […]

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Tribo TX2 plain bearings reduce wear in high load applications by 3.5x

Published on: 28/09/2021

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free high-load material iglidur TX2 demonstrates 3.5-fold improved wear performance in tests. Especially forhigh-load applications in the construction, machinery, or agricultural industries, igus can now offer the new Tribo (tribologically optimized) material iglidur TX2, which works without lubrication. Even smaller excavating machines still need about 50 litres of lubricant per year with metal […]

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The drynamic mobility show: how motion plastics supports mobility trends

Published on: 02/09/2021

igus experts present how motion plastics can reduce costs and sustainably improve technology in a series of live shows Our mobility is changing rapidly: e-scooters, e-bikes, e-cars and vehicles with alternative power sources are increasingly common. The concept of car sharing is also establishing itself in cities worldwide. At the IAA Mobility Show 2021 in […]

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Video of the week- 60 seconds of drylin®

Published on: 08/07/2021

In this week’s video of the week, It is all about drylin®! To celebrate the new drylin® product information webpages, this week’s video highlights all the key benefits of using drylin® over alternatives. The lightweight, dirt resistant, sustainable linear systems sell themselves. To view the video, click here https://youtu.be/qOOYXw0Z1DY For more information on the drylin® […]

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Maximum precision: new drylin linear bearings for round shafts

Published on: 06/07/2021

New bearings made of iglidur W360 high-performance plastic ensure precise and easy linear movements The new iglidur W360CM series linear bearings are designed to slide on round shafts with high precision. The linear bearing consists of an aluminium housing and a polymer liner, which ensures high accuracy. The design allows precise movement. By using iglidur […]

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Compact rotation: igus expands range of slewing rings for tight spaces

Published on: 29/06/2021

The space-saving PRT-04 slewing ring bearings are now available in a range of sizes with inner and outer tooth drives and a locking function. Compact and lightweight, the new bearings have been developed specifically for movement in tight spaces and give igus an entire PRT-04 modular system. The lubrication-free, slewing ring bearing system comes in […]

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Lightweight lubrication-free iglidur plain bearings make catamarans fly

Published on: 28/05/2021

The manus award- igus’s awards programme for polymer bearing applications, received 582 entries in 2021. Back in 2019, The iFLY15 catamaran won silver in the manus awards and is now attempting to break a world record. Twin-hulled catamarans are designed to lift out of the water on hydrofoils, and the iFLY15 sports catamaran from CEC […]

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New igus SLS material for electrostatically conductive wear-resistant parts from the 3D printer

Published on: 20/05/2021

Lubrication-free tribo-polymer iglidur I8-ESD enables the cost-effective manufacture of durable special parts with no minimum order quantity For safe and reliable production in the electronics and semiconductor industry, components are required that have electrostatically conductive properties. This is because even a small electric shock can destroy expensive production lines. igus has now developed a new […]

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igus Motion Plastics Show 2021: 168new products and range extensions

Published on: 11/05/2021

Real-virtual igus exhibition invites visitors to improve their moving application with high-performance polymers The “igus Motion Plastics Show 2021” opens its digital doors and is offering more new products, product enhancements and digital offerings than ever before. 168 innovations from all areas – from telescopic robot hose packages to dry-running ball bearings with 21x service […]

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